Law Enforcement

Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aid law enforcement agencies. This is a wide-ranging category and can include AFIS, ABIS, mobile identification systems, criminal ID solutions, fingerprint recognition, surveillance, as well as access control systems. Read our research report on biometrics and law enforcement.

 

Five Eyes issue ultimatum to tech companies for backdoor device access

The countries participating in the “Five Eyes” intelligence partnership have issued a request for backdoor access to electronic devices which…

 

IJIS Institute creates Biometrics Task Force

Public sector technology non-profit the IJIS Institute has created a new Biometrics Task Force to promote awareness of biometric technology,…

 

Many paths to similar goals in state and local law enforcement biometrics

While biometrics are constantly being applied to new uses, and new modalities and methods are being introduced, identifying criminals through…

 

Scotland proposes Biometric Data Bill to establish new commissioner and law enforcement regulations

The Scottish Government has called for the appointment of a biometrics commissioner for the country and included a plan to…

 

InCadence mobile biometrics solution added to FBI Certified Products List

InCadence Strategic Solutions announced that its Ares mobile biometrics solution has been added to the FBI Certified Products List. Ares…

 

Inside the HART of the DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management

The Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) was…

 

TrustStamp biometric human trafficking detection system to be piloted in U.S. and Mexico

TrustStamp and The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) Alliance Partnership have announced the introduction of a proof of concept…

 

New NEC algorithm dramatically improves accuracy of South Wales Police facial recognition

South Wales Police have deployed a new algorithm to make their automated facial recognition (AFR) system much more accurate, making…

 

Xloong AR glasses enable Chinese police using to cross-reference faces against the national database

Chinese startup Xloong is providing AR glasses to six local public security bureaus in the country to enable police to…

 

New Zealand police reviewing proposals for new facial recognition system

New Zealand police are in the process of acquiring new image management and facial recognition systems to replace an obsolete…

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